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  • AL-TAḤRĪM The Forbidding التحريم Medinan (surah 66 • 12 ayahs)

    AL-TAḤRĪM The Forbidding التحريم Medinan (surah 66 • 12 ayahs) »The surah that opens with admonishing the Prophet against THE FORBIDDING or prohibition of something he once imposed on himself for [...]

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  • Al-Ahzaab (The Clans)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ اتَّقِ اللَّهَ وَلَا تُطِعِ الْكَافِرِينَ وَالْمُنَافِقِينَ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ [...]

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  • Al-Jaathiya (Crouching)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Yusufali 45:1] Ha-Mim. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ {2} [...]

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  • Al-Qamar (The Moon)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانْشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ {1} [Yusufali 54:1] The Hour (of Judgment) is nigh, and the [...]

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  • Al-Waaqia (The Inevitable)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. إِذَا وَقَعَتِ الْوَاقِعَةُ {1} [Pickthal 56:1] When the event befalleth – لَيْسَ لِوَقْعَتِهَا [...]

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  • Al-Tawba (The Repentance)

    رَاءَةٌ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ إِلَى الَّذِينَ عَاهَدْتُمْ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ {1} [Yusufali 9:1] A (declaration) of immunity from Allah and His Messenger, to those of the Pagans with whom ye [...]

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  • Al-Baqara (The Cow)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.   الم {1} [Shakir 2:1] Alif Lam Mim. ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًى لِلْمُتَّقِينَ [...]

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  • The Reality of Miracle According to the Holy Qur’an

    By : Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabataba’i The Qur’àn reasserts the occurrence of miracle an unusual preternatural phenomenon, which shows the authority of metaphysical forces [...]

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  • The Holy Quran & Its Importance

    Written By: Mulla Mujaheedali Sheriff As Muslims, it is our duty to perform Dhikr of Allah (SWT). The term Dhikr literally means to call back to memory, or to have something in concious mind. [...]

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  • AL-NŪR The Light النور Medinan (surah 24 • 64 ayahs)

    AL-NŪR The Light النور Medinan (surah 24 • 64 ayahs) »The surah that contains the inimitable verse that celebrates God as THE LIGHT of the heavens and earth, guiding to Himself whomever He so [...]

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  • Az-Zukhruf (Ornaments of Gold)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Shakir 43:1] Ha Mim. وَالْكِتَابِ الْمُبِينِ {2} [Shakir 43:2] I swear by the Book that makes [...]

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  • Al-Qamar (The Moon)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. اقْتَرَبَتِ السَّاعَةُ وَانْشَقَّ الْقَمَرُ {1} [Shakir 54:1] The hour drew nigh and the moon did rend [...]

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  • AL-GHĀSHIYAH The Enveloper الغاشية Meccan (surah 88 • 26 ayahs)

    AL-GHĀSHIYAH The Enveloper الغاشية Meccan (surah 88 • 26 ayahs) »The surah that opens with the edifying question regarding human awareness of the coming of a sure cataclysmic event it calls THE [...]

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  • Surah al-Fatihah: There is no prayer without the Opening of the Book (fatihah al-kitab)

      By: Hojjat al-Islam Muhsin Qara’ati After the recital of Takbirah al-Ihram, Surah al-Fatihah is to be recited and if this surah is not recited in the prayer, the prayer is invalid. “There [...]

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  • AL-BAQARAH The Cow البقرة Medinan (surah 2 • 286 ayahs)

    AL-BAQARAH The Cow البقرة Medinan (surah 2 • 286 ayahs) »The surah that mentions the story of THE COW designated by God for sacrificial offering, whereby He tested the sincerity of faith of the [...]

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  • Al-Jaathiya (Crouching)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Shakir 45:1] Ha Mim. تَنْزِيلُ الْكِتَابِ مِنَ اللَّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ {2} [...]

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  • Tafsir Surat ad-Duhaa (The Morning Hours)

    By: Nasir Makarim Shirazi in Tafsir Namuneh Translated from Farsi into English by: Fatima Zabeth Beenesh Surat A?-?uh^aa’ (The Morning Hours) – سورة الضحى This sura descended at Mecca [...]

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  • Luqman (Luqman)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. الم {1} [Pickthal 31:1] Alif. Lam. Mim. تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْحَكِيمِ {2} [Pickthal 31:2] These are [...]

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  • Fussilat (Explained in Detail)

    بسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. حم {1} [Pickthal 41:1] Ha. Mim. تَنْزِيلٌ مِنَ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ {2} [Pickthal 41:2] A revelation [...]

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  • AL-QADR The Ordainment القدر Meccan (surah 97 • 5 ayahs)

    AL-QADR The Ordainment القدر Meccan (surah 97 • 5 ayahs) »The surah that mentions the moment in which God first revealed the Quran, calling it THE ORDAINMENT. It is named after the phrase “the [...]

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  • Remembrance of The Beloved

    Author : Seyed Husain Husaini Prologue: During the period of the holy prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) appointment and proclamation, he entrusted the people with two precious souvenirs out of divine [...]

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  • Hadith Recordation by Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S.)

    By: Sayyid Ali Al-Shahristani Following the course of his forefathers, Imam Mu-sa- al-Ka-dhim paid great attention to the question of recording the religious knowledge and safeguarding such [...]

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  • Hadrat Fatimah Zahra (S.A) Pleads Her Case

    After all else failing, the holy Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra(A.S.), in her desperation and frustration, causes a great controversy among all the Muslims. By personally going to her Father’s [...]

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  • Ahlul Bayt (A.S)

    The Holy Prophet [s] said: “The likeness of my Ahlul-Bayt (progeny) amongst my Ummah (followers) is similar to Noah’s Ark. Those who embarked on it were rescued and those who rejected [...]

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  • Gluttony and Uncontrolled Sexual Lust

    The Prophet has stated; “Refrain from gluttony and over eating because it causes an individual to be hard-hearted; one becomes relaxed and lazy at performing his religious duties; one deafens [...]

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  • The Perfect Level of Faith [IMAN].

    Nafe reported from Ibn Amr that the Holy Prophet stated;” faith of a believer is not complete unless he possesses five qualities namely; [a] Reliance upon God [b] Committing all affairs to God [...]

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  • Prayer and Its Effects

    The Holy Prophet [s] said: “The one who takes prayer light is not of me. No, by Allah such a person will not reach the Haud, Pond of abundant.” Man La Yahduruhul Faqih, vol. 1, p. 206 [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s priority in Belief in God

    Author : Al-shia.org Reports of his Priority in Belief in God and His Apostle and of his Being the First of all Responsible Men in (Faith) [Abu al-Jaysh al-Muzaffar b. Muhammad al-Balkhi informed [...]

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  • Hadith According to the Shia

    Allamah Tabatabaei The principle that the hadith possesses validity, as attested by the Quran, is not at all disputed among Shi’ites or in fact among all Muslims. But because of the failure [...]

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  • We Must Always Go To the Source of the Problem

    By:Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Imam ‘Ali b. Muhammad al-Hadi (as) was a great Imam who lived under some of the hardest conditions and opposition (to his leadership). It was through the use [...]

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  • Identifying Al- Mahdi

    The following is the list of traditions reported by Sunni and Shia sources about the identification of Al- Mahdi’. 1. The imams are twelve in number, among whom the first is Ali b Abi Talib [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s Maxims of Warning, and Admonition

    So now, surely slyness and cheating will be in Hell. Fear God and be cautious of His power. God does not accept to surprise the servants with destructions before He warns them. From this cause, a [...]

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  • Lady Fatima (S.A)

    1. It was repotred in Bihar, V. 10, that Imam Abu Jaafar Al-Baqir (AS) said: “When Fatima was born, Allah (Exalted is His Name) revealed angel to speak the name Fatima with Muhammads [...]

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  • 40 Sayings of Lady Fatimah (S.A)

    Written By: Ali Abbas The following sayings are taken from Fascinating Discourses of the 14 Infallibles (AS), Islamic Propagation Organization, Translated By: Javed Iqbal Qazilbash Ansariyan [...]

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  • Imam Ali’s Commandments for his Son Muhammad bin Hanafiyya

    (73) In his commandment for his son Mohammed bin al-Hanafiyya, Amir ul-Mu’minin (a) said: O son, beware of relying on hopes, for they are the goods of the foolish. They also frustrate of [...]

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  • Rights of the Brother in Faith

    There are numerous traditions in connection with the rights of the believers and brothers-in-faith. A few of such traditions are quoted below: Mualla Bin-Khanees asked Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (a.s.): [...]

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  • A Garden of Paradise in Madina

    Almighty Allah says in the Holy Qur’an, chapter 30, verse 15: Then as to those who believed and did good, they shall be made happy in a beautiful garden. According to exegetes of [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Zayn al-Abidin (A.S.)

    Compiled and Translated by: Syed Zainulabedin Razavi, Tehran, Iran Name: Ali Byname/title: Zayn al-abidin (the adornment of the worshippers), al-Sajjad (the oft-prostrating), al-Abid (the [...]

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  • The Term “Shia” in Quran and Hadith

    Author : Al-shia.org The word “Shia” means “followers; members of party”. As such, the term “Shia” alone has no negative or positive meaning unless we specify [...]

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  • The Greatness of Imam Ali (A.S.) in the Sayings of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.)

    It was not only at Ghadir Khumm that the Messenger of God, peace and blessings be upon him and his family, proclaimed ‘Ali, peace be upon him, to be the leader of the Muslims and his [...]

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  • Brief Biography of Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Name: Fatima Al-Zahraa, daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) and Lady Khadija (A.S.); wife of Imam Ali (A.S.); mother of Imam Hassan (A.S.), Hussein (A.S.); Zeinab and Um Kulthum. Birth: [...]

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  • Demise Anniversary of Hadhrat Ma’suma (S.A)

    Author : coiradio.com The title of Masuma was given to this noble lady by her brother, Imam Ali Al-Ridha (AS). It is worth noting that this title was awarded to her after her death and she was [...]

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  • Al-Kawthar: Sayeda Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Indeed We have given you AL-KAWTHAR So pray to your Lord and offer sacrifice (to Him) Indeed it is your [...]

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  • A brief look at the Life of Imam Hussain (A.S.)

    Kitab Al-Irshad By Sheikh al Mufid (This is) an account of the Imam after al-Hasan b. Ali, peace be on him, (giving) the date of his birth, the evidence of his Imamate, the age he reached, the [...]

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  • Al-Muhaddatha

    Written By: Abu Muhammed Al-Ordoni First of all, it should be explained that angels speak, appear, and can be heard by others than prophets. It is written in the Holy Quran: 1. “Behold! the [...]

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  • Marital Life of Lady Fatima (S.A)

    Fatima (a.s) The Gracious By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni P. 139 – 140 Lady Fatima Zahra (A.S.) moved from the home of Prophethood to the house of Imamate, successorship and guardianship. This turn [...]

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  • “Fatima bint Assad”: The Mother of Imam Ali (A.S)

    One of the exemplary women in the history of Islam was Fatima bint Assad, who got many honors in her blessed life. Her father was Assad, son of Hashim. Her life is worthy of note from different [...]

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  • Why do the Shi‘ah regard the sons of Imam Ali (A.S.) as the sons of the Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.)?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: A study of the exegesis {tafsir}, history and hadith books will show that this idea is not accepted only by the Shi‘ah but by almost all Muslim [...]

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  • The Story of Fadak

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 596 – 602 A developed and fertile territory which was situated near Khayber and at a distance of 140 kilometres from Madina and was [...]

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  • An Introduction to The Third Infallible, Lady Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Woman in the Mirror of History From the study of history we find the fact that in the previous age woman was considered to be a part of wealth and property. She used to be sold and purchased like [...]

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  • Lady Fatima Zahra (A.S.) on The Last Day

    By: Abu Muhammad Ordoni On the Day when the oppressed shall bite their hands (in fear); when the oppressors shall be gathered in humiliation and lowliness, remembering their disgraceful and [...]

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  • Lady Fatima’s Glorification of Allah

    It is reported in Bihar that Ali (A) said to a man from Bani Sae’ed: “Should I speak to you about Fatima and Myself? She was my spouse who was the most beloved to the Prophet. Once, [...]

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  • Hazrat Abbas (A.S), The Standard Bearer of Hazrat Hossein (A.S)

    abbas — the standard bearer of hossein (a.s) The shifting sand dunes of Karbala were smeared with blood. Near one of wash dunes, on the bank of Alkoma, lay the prostrate figure of a youth [...]

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  • Role of Hadrat Abbas (A.S) in The Historical Epic of Ashura

    By: Javad Mohaddesi, Qum, Iran Symbol of bravery and fidelity Neither bravery without fidelity is worthy, nor fidelity without bravery is working. The path of truth calls for the strong, [...]

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  • Life of Imam Sadiq (A.S)

    Name: Jaffer (AS) – the 6th Holy Imam Title: As-Sadiq, Sadiq-e-Aal-e-Mohammad (AS) Agnomen: Abu-Abdullah Father: Imam Mohammad Baqir (AS) – the 5th Holy Imam Mother: Umm-e-Farwa (AS) [...]

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  • The Sahifa of al-Rida (A.S)

    The Life of Imam Ali Ibn Musa al-Rida By : Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi P. 313 – 314 Among the works of Imam al-Rida, peace be on him, is this excellent dissertation called Sahifat al-Rida;a [...]

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  • Sayeda Fatimah (S.A)

    Written By: Mulla Mujahidali Sheriff On Friday 20th Jamadil-Aakhar 615 AD, Bibi Khadeejatul-Kubra (as), the first and most beloved wife of the Messenger of Allah (saw) gave birth to Seyyida [...]

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  • Islam did not rise except through Ali’s sword and Khadija’s wealth

    Written By: Yasin.T.al Jibouri INTRODUCTION: “Islam did not rise except through Ali’s sword and Khadija’s wealth,” a saying goes. Khadija al-Kubra daughter of Khuwaylid [...]

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  • The Pure Lady, Fatimah Al-Zahra (S.A)

    Name: Fatimah Title: Al-Zahra Kunyat: Mpther of the Imam Father: Prophet Mohammad Mother Khadeejah Bint Khuwalid Husband: Ali Ibin Abe Taleb Cousin, Brother, Helper, Executor and Successor of The [...]

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  • Imam Reza’s Morals and Counsels

    Author : Imam Reza Network The value of wisdom and moral is when it sets out of its leading springs to make its way in life to plant goodness, beauty, and love, and to uproot evil, corruption, [...]

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  • Islamic Economy: Its Ideological and Legal Foundations

    Author: Ayatullah Muhammad Ali Taskhiri Every system, intending to achieve certain goals, must be designed in a realistic manner. Therefore, if the system is supposed to be implemented in order [...]

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  • Bowing Down (Ruku) and Prostration (Sujud)

    By: Hojjat al-Islam Muhsin Qara’ati Bowing down {ruku‘} is an essential pillar of prayer. Performing it in an excessive or inadequate manner, whether intentional or unintentional, renders the [...]

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  • Jihad in Islam: Defense or Agression

    Ayatullah Shaheed (Martyr) Murtaza Mutahhari A- Christianity’s Protest Against Islam Previously we said that one of the points that, in its own view, the world of Christianity considers to [...]

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  • Taqlid and Marji’iyyah in Islam

    By:Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi al-Tunisi Taqlid and Marji’iyyah in the Shi’ah’s View It is incumbent upon every mature (mukallaf) Muslim, if not being a mujtahid -i.e. who can [...]

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  • Superiority of Islamic Laws

    By: Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Undoubtedly, the above two interpretations of justice—which are cited as an example—are in total conflict and disharmony with each other in practice. They seem to [...]

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  • Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat

    By: Mahmood Namazi The Bayt al-Ma-l (literally meaning the House for Money, is used as an equivalent for the Treasury House where public fund is kept) is an Islamic concept built upon three main [...]

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  • An Everlasting Peace Treaty

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {And if two factions from amongst the believers begin fighting against one another, then restore peace between them both. However, if one party revolts against the [...]

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  • Why Do We Pray Five Prayers In Three Times?

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Question: What is the reason that we pray Zuhr-Asr and Maghrib-Isha prayers together, whereas for every Prayer there is a special time and the great leaders of [...]

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  • ‘Smaller’ And ‘Greater Sins’

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi& Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani   Question: How can we differentiate between ‘Smaller’ and ‘Greater sins’? Answer: Actually the [...]

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  • Preparing for Ramadhan

    It is a good time to prepare for Ramadhan. This holy and blessed month in which only the wicked / damned Shaghi 1 will not be forgiven of his sins (as per hadith narrated from the prophet s.a.w). [...]

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  • Shaking Hands with a Non-Mahram Woman

    By : The Scholar Murtuda Mutahhari Another issue is shaking hands. Of course, all of these issues arise only when there is no lust or fear of deviation present; otherwise they are clearly not [...]

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  • Najasat and Taharat Rules

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi A. SOME IMPORTANT TERMS “Najasat” (pl. najasaat) means uncleanliness, impurity. In Islamic laws, the najasat if of two types: inherent and acquired. To [...]

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  • How to Perform the Daily Prayers

    “…but when ye are free from danger, set up Regular Prayers: For such Prayers are enjoined on believers at stated times.” (Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 103) It is obligatory to perform the [...]

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  • Hijab and Family Life

    By: Mohammad Ali Shomali Allah (swt) has created human beings to act as His vicegerents on earth and, like all other forms of living beings, human beings cannot be complete unless they are in a [...]

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  • Khums; A Support for Financial Independence

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi In the previous part, we referred to the significance of khums in meeting the financial needs of the Muslim society and evaluated the arguments made by those who [...]

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  • The Tendency of Rationalizing The Laws of The Shari’ah

    By:Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi “Why we have to pray five times a day? Why dogs and hogs are regarded unclean (najis)? Why an animal slaughtered in a non-Islamic way is forbidden (haram) and [...]

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  • The Duty of Man towards Himself

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i No matter what policy or course of action man pursues in his life, indeed he looks after nothing but his happiness and prosperity. The [...]

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  • Guardianship of The Jurists (Fuqaha)

    By:Professor Muhsin Qara’ati The guardianship of the Jurists is the process of continuity of Imamate. In this context according to several hundred traditions of the Holy Prophet which have [...]

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  • AL-Zakat

    The literal meaning of zakat In defining zakat, it is said to have both the meaning of cleansing and nurturing. If zakat’s definition is taken from the root Arabic word, tazkiya meaning [...]

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  • Intention (Niyyah): The first Essential Element of Prayer

    By: Hojjat al-Islam Muhsin Qara’ati The first essential element {rukn} of prayer is the intention {niyyah}. Intention means that we have to know what we are doing, what we are reciting, and for [...]

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  • Birth of The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 119 – 125 YEAR, MONTH AND DATE OF BIRTH OF THE PROPHET OF ISLAM WHICH OF THE TWO VERSIONS IS CORRECT? CEREMONY OF GIVING A NAME TO THE [...]

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  • History of The Shrine of Imam Ali Bin Musa al-Ridha (A.S)

    Author : Mahmoud Mahwan The History of Mashad Mashad is the capital of Khorasan province in the North East of Iran, 892 km away from Tehran. It is located at the altitude of 985 Meter occupying [...]

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  • Childhood of The Prophet (PBUH)

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 126 – 130 WORSHIPPERS OF ALLAH FIVE YEARS IN THE DESERT   History tells us that the life of the Prophet, the noble guide of the [...]

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  • Dispute Between Hidjaz and Damascus

    History of the Caliphs By: Rasūl Ja’farīan Translation by: Ali Ebrahimi p. 433-434   Seemingly subsequent to Imām Husayn’s martyrdom, there existed no hurdle facing the Umayya. It was [...]

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  • Role of Imam Hasan (A.S) During His Father’s Life

    Imam Hasan’s (a.s.) role, during the lifetime of his father, and especially under his caliphate, was marked by his total obedience to his father, who was his example and leader. He dealt [...]

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  • A Will Which Was Not Written

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 764 – 774 BRING A PEN AND AN INK-POT SO THAT I MAY WRITE A WILL WHAT DID THE WILL AIM AT? WHY DID THE PROPHET NOT PERSIST IN WRITING THE [...]

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  • Lady Fatema Martyred: Succumbing to The Wound

    Written By: S.V. Mir Ahmad Ali Thus after seventy-five or ninety days after the departure of the Holy Prophet, as prophesied, the Holy Lady passed away. But before breathing her last, she called [...]

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  • The First Migration in Islam

    The Message By: Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani P. 232 – 242 Migration of a group of Muslims to Ethiopia is a clear proof of their faith and deep sincerity. With a view to get rid of the [...]

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  • The Twelfth Imam, the Savior of Humanity

    Author : Imam Reza Network There Existed a good deal of harmony and uniformity between the aspects pertaining to the births of Prophet Muhammad, the last Apostle of Allah and Imam al-Mahdi, the [...]

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  • The Knowledge of the Holy Imams (A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network The Meaning of Imam Imam or leader is the title given to a person who takes the lead in a community in a particular social movement or political ideology or scientific [...]

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  • A Review of Saqifah

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi 1. The Authority of the Prophet Muslims maintain that the Prophet of Islam is infallible and sinless, and that his speech is the same as reality and is the wish of [...]

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  • The Birth of The Tenth Holy Imam Imam Ali un-Naqi al-Hadi(A.S.)

    Author : Imam Reza Network Imamat: The Tenth Holy Imam(A.S.) like his father , was also elevated to the rank of Imam in his childhood . He was six years old when his father Imam Muhammad al [...]

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  • Passing Away of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

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  • Eid Al Mubahila, Historic Perspectivey

    By: Nazzar Al-Kadhim Glorious Quran Chapter 3 Verse 61 says: And unto him who disputeth with thee therein after the knowledge hath come unto thee, Say! (O’ Our Apostle Muhammad!) ( Unto them ) [...]

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  • History of The Shrine of Imam Hussain (A.S) in Karbala

    Unlike any other city, Karbala has its named engraved in the memory of generations, and in the expanse of the Muslim world… Believers remember that name with sorrow and distress, for they [...]

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  • Parenthood of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

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  • Irresponsible Attitudes of the Companions

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  • The Tragedy of Kerbala – Part II – Imam Hussain’s Martyrdom

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  • Ascension and Mabath of Chief of Prophets (PBUH)

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  • The Holy Prophet’s (S.A.W.) Endeavors in Introducing Imamat

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  • Monotheism as an Outlook of Human Existence

    Sayyed Ali Khamenei Tawhid as an outlook of human existence, implies the equality and unity of all human beings in their relation with God. He is the Lord of all human beings. No one has any [...]

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  • Flowers and Scents in Paradise

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  • The Awaited Imam Mahdi (A.S) and Dissensions

    All Islamic groups agree on a man who appears at the end of time to fill the world with justice and equity and establish the government of righteousness over all parts of the earth as a testimony [...]

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  • Event of Ghadir Khumm

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  • Nearness to Allah

    Author : Imam Reza Network Recitation of the Holy Quran Desired by the Holy Prophet (s) Ibn e Masood was one of the scribes of the revealed Verses of the Holy Quran. He wrote down a verse as soon [...]

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  • Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat

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  • Moment by Moment Expectation of the Savior

    Author : Imam Reza Network Introduction During their missions, all the Prophets and Apostles have emphasized the fact that a savior will arrive at the end of time who will implement the [...]

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  • The Concept of Love in The Shi’i Creed

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rida Hijaz Love is one of the sublimest and most appealing of concepts in Shi’ism in particular and Islamic culture and belief in general. In Shi’i belief, [...]

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  • The Pledge Of Allegiance

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  • Is The Universe Dependent Upon Allah For Its Continued Existence?

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  • Types of Interpretation

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  • Did Amirul Momineen Ali (A.S.) ever depend on the tradition of Ghadeer to prove his Caliphate?

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  • The Eternal Kingdom of Paradise

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  • Wilayah of AhlulBayt (A.S)

    Written By: Shaikh Al-Mufid Abul Qasim Ja’far b. Muhammad – may Allah bless him with mercy, reported to me from his father, from Sa’d b. Abdillah, from Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Isa, [...]

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  • Allah’s Help Is The Best

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  • Signs: Last Days

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  • A Brief Look at The Life of Imam Hussain (A.S)

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  • Precedence and Priority of Imam Ali (A.S.)

    By: Murtaza Mutahhari In Nahj al-Balaghah this matter has been rationalized on three principles: 1) The will and designation of the Holy Prophet. 2) The worthiness of Amir al-­Mu’minin, (A.S.) [...]

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  • Epistemology of Prophethood in Islam

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  • Shi’ite Authors On Ethics and Morals

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  • Truth

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 27 – 29 Truth stands for the conformity between word and deed. It plays a great role in the lives of both the individuals and communities. [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 232-233 From among the letters sent by Imam `Askari to `Ali ibn Husayn [...]

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  • Islamic Faith and Human Perfection

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  • Morality of Imam Musa al-Kazim (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 220-221 Worshiping Allah and Serving The People Imam Musa ibn Ja`far [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Muhammad Baqir (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 211-214 Muhammad ibn Munkadir reports: I never thought `Ali ibn [...]

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  • Principles of Ethics in The View of The Ancients

    By:Ayatullah al-Uzma Naser Makarem Shirazi First, we shall review a prospect of the principles of ethics in view of pioneers of this technique, and study exactly the course of their discussion in [...]

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  • Patience

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 106 – 112 Patience is the moderate steadfastness against misfortunes. It is also defined as to compel oneself to stand the necessities of the [...]

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  • Philosophical Theology

    Knowing God In this section the main emphasis is on the Eminent Greek Philosophers i.e. ‘Plato’ and ‘Aristotle’. However, it is appropriate first to briefly look into the [...]

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  • Honesty, The Most Manifest Sign of Personality

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  • Deception

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 132 – 146 Deception means to be deceived by a devilish trickery or a wrong idea, such as spending the usurped property in fields of charity. [...]

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  • Ethical Values in Islam

    By: Allamah Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi “O People, verily we created you of a male and a female; and We made you in clans and tribes so that you may recognize Each other: but the most [...]

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  • An Everlasting Peace Treaty

    By: Ayatullah Ja`far Subhani {And if two factions from amongst the believers begin fighting against one another, then restore peace between them both. However, if one party revolts against the [...]

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  • Rights of The Relatives

    Ethical Role-Models By: Sayyid Mahdi as-Sadr P. 286 – 290 Merits of the Relatives Relatives are the family to whom one belongs. Man’s relatives are the most similar, affectionate, and [...]

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  • The Problem of Contradiction in Islamic Philosophy

    By : Martyr Murtuda Mutahhari Introduction He makes the night enter into the day and makes the day to enter into the night and brings forth the living from the dead and brings forth the dead from [...]

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  • Morality of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 154-167 Imam al-Sadiq (a.s) reports: `Ali ibn Abi-Talib (a.s) was [...]

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  • The Subject Matter: ILL Nature

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  • Shia Muslims Cultural and Educational Institutions

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  • Bible Led Me to Islam

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  • Characteristics of Shiite

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  • The Religion of Human Rights and Other Religions

    By: Dr. S. Bahmanpour The concept I am trying to address in this paper is a dilemma faced by most people who are faithful to God and at the same time want to make sure that the basic rights of [...]

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  • Islamic Beliefs from The Shi’ite Point of View

    The World Seen from the Point of View of Being and Reality ; The Necessity of God Consciousness and perception, which are intertwined with man’s very being, make evident by their very [...]

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  • Shi’ism in Relation to Various Islamic Sects

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  • The Greatness of the Shia

    By: Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Our ethical discussion today is a continuation of the topic on the Greatness of the Shia(فضائل الشيعة). The late ‘Allamah Majlisi has presented a very [...]

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  • According to Islam, Is Religion Separate from Politics?

    By: Sayyid Rida’ Husayni Nasab Reply: First of all we had better clarify the meaning of “politics” so that its relationship with religion may become clear. There are two interpretations for [...]

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  • The Origins of the Shi’as

    BY :Allamah Shaykh Muhammad Husayn al-Kashif al-Ghita Shi’ism is not a new religion. It begins with the beginning of Islam. The embodiment of the code of religion, that is, the seal of the [...]

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  • The Origin of Shiaism

    By: Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani   QUESTION: Have historical factors influenced the development of Shiaism, or is this sect a set of beliefs derived [...]

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  • What does Islam say about Jesus?

    Author : Imam Reza Network In the Qur’an, stories about the life and teachings of Jesus Christ (called ‘Isa in Arabic) are abundant. The Qur’an recalls his miraculous birth, his [...]

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  • The Constructive Role of Religion

    Many consider religion as the source for perfection of science. God, the Wise, Omnipotent and Omnipresent, is the Creator and Administrator of the universe. This is in stark contrast to the [...]

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  • Striving for Right Guidance

    A Speech Delivered by Dr. Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi Author of “Then I was Guided” Translated from the Arabic by YASIN T. AL-JIBOURI   In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most [...]

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  • Need of Religion

    By: Allamah Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi What is Religion? The Arabic word “Deen” دين which is translated as “Religion” in English is used for several meanings: (a) “Islam; Belief in unity of [...]

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  • Islam is an Institution of Social Justice

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  • Islam and Iran

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  • The Shi’ites During the Imam’s Occultation

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  • How I Found the Right Path

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  • The Religion of Islam

    By: Allamah Syed Muhammad Husain Tabataba’i The holy religion of Islam is the last divine religion, and for this reason it is the most perfect of them all. With the advent of this religion, [...]

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  • The Shi‘ah-Populated Places during the Second Century Hijri

    By: Ghulam-Husayn Muharrami At the beginning of the second century AH, Shi‘ism extended beyond the frontiers of the Arabian Peninsula and Iraq as it encompassed the entire Muslim domain. In view [...]

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  • Devotion Among Animals Revealing The Work of God

    INTRODUCTION Now, at the beginning of the twenty first century, Darwin’s theory of evolution is rapidly losing its scientific credibility. This theory, which materialists embraced at the [...]

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  • The Message of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution and The Islamic Republic of Iran

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  • Islamic Government According to Imam Ali [a]

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  • How Fossils Overturned Evolution: Millions of Proofs that Refute Darwinism

    INTRODUCTION A fossil is the remains or traces of a plant or animal that have been preserved in the Earth’s crust down to the present day. Fossils collected from all over the world are our [...]

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  • Islamic View on Artificial Insemination

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  • Human Behavior and Its Organization

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  • Night Prayer and The Human Body Clock

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  • Social Justice in Islam

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  • Creation of Universe:Qur’anic Concepts and Scientific Theories

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  • Law and The Difference in Outlook and Origin

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  • A Healthy Society Under The Grace of Ethics

    Without ethic, the plan of a healthy society is defeated We know that man has a social life, and undoubtedly, “society” is the most important factor in development, improvement and or [...]

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  • Islamic Medicine: 1000 Years Ahead of its Times

    Ibrahim B. Syed SUMMARY Within a century after the death of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the Muslims not only conquered new lands, but also became scientific innovators with originality [...]

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  • Guardianship of the scholar (Wilayat-e-Faqih)

    The Life of Imam al-Mahdi By: Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi Translation by: Sayyid Athar Husain S.H. Rizvi p. 202-204 The Awaited Imam (a.s) has appointed the great Shia jurists as his Wali and [...]

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  • Jabir Ibn Haiyan: the Father of Chemistry

    Jabir Ibn Haiyan, the alchemist Geber of the Middle Ages, is generally known as the father of chemistry. Abu Musa Jabir Ibn Hayyan, sometimes called al-Harrani and al-Sufi, was the son of the [...]

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  • Islamic Gnosis (‘Irfan) and Wisdom (Hikmat)

    By : Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi Preface In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate In the cosmic realm, human beings are like balls released into space which have within them [...]

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  • Islamic Medicine History And Current Practice

    Husain F.Nagamia MD, FRCS (Eng & Edin) Chairman International Institute of Islamic Medicine Introduction: Considerable confusion exists in literature regarding the definition of [...]

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  • The Islamic Way of Life

    Author : Imam Reza Network Last Advice Imam Musa al-Kazim’s (‘a) mother and Imam Jafar al-Sadiq’s (‘a) wife, Umme Hameeda was sitting in her home, bereaved by the passing away of her beloved [...]

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  • Faith in Allah and Attaining His Pleasure

    Imam Sadiq [a] said: “My father said to me about his father [a] that a man from Kufah wrote to his father viz. to al-Husayn-ibn-Ali [a] asking him [a] to imform him of the good of this [...]

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  • Man’s Role in the March of History

    We have said that the discovery of the real dimensions of the role of religion in the march of history and the progress of man depends on the evaluation of the two stable elements of the social [...]

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  • The Islamic Opinion about Education

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  • The Levels of Certainty

    By:Shaykh Nasir Makarim Shirazi Anas b. Malik has narrated that the Messenger of Allah (S) said, “Surely the weakness in certainty is due to people trading the (seeking of the) pleasure of the [...]

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  • Eighteen Reasons Why a Muslim Fasts

    Author : Al-Shia.org Ramadhan Every year the month of Ramadhan comes and goes; every year we fast, yet without proper appreciation of the potentials of character building that the fasts hold for [...]

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  • Justice in All Islamic Laws

    Author : Imam Reza Network After we have dealt with the Justice of Allah we now switch over to social justice. Since the subject of social justice has a wider range we confine ourselves to [...]

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  • Islam And the Freedom of Thought and Belief

    Author : Al-shia.org This is a rather free translation of two lectures delivered by Martyr Mutahhari at the Husayniyyeh Irshad, Tehran, in the fall of 1969. They form part of a posthumously [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Ja`far al-Sadiq (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 215-219 Mu`awiyah ibn Wahab has reported: I was with Imam al-Sadiq [...]

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  • Epistemology of Prophethood in Islam

    Dr. Jalal al-Haqq Revelation as a medium of information about the content of reality has not been particularly a subject of scholarly interest in Western tradition of philosophy and philosophical [...]

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  • Morality of Imam Hasan al-Askari (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 232-233 From among the letters sent by Imam `Askari to `Ali ibn Husayn [...]

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  • Belief in The Unseen

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  • Imam Hussain (A.S.) And The Four Kinds of Friends

    Imam Al-Hussain (peace be upon him) said: There are four kinds of friends: there is the friend who is for you and for himself, the friend who is for you, the friend who is against you, and the [...]

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  • Scoldings and Spiritual Punishment in Hell

    Author : Imam Reza Network Among various tortures is the scolding, threating and humiliating. All of theses will be meted out to the hell dwellers not only by God and Angels but by the people of [...]

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  • Vow and Convent

    Author : Aalulbayt Global Information Center Vow (Nazr) 2649. Vow means making it obligatory upon oneself to do some good act, or to refrain from doing an act which it is better not to do, for [...]

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  • Sayings of Imam Hassan (A.S)

    1. Magnanimity is adhering to the religion, and honouring one’s self (nafs), and having a lenient conduct, and permanency of favours, and the discharging of rights. 2.Piety is the gateway [...]

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  • Usurpation (Ghasb)

    Author : Al-Shia.org Usurpation means that a person unjustly seizes the property or right of another person. This is one of the major sins and one who commits it will be subjected to severe [...]

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  • The Great Abu Talib (A.S.) [Poem]

    By: Saleha Fatima Midhat Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Billions of salutes to Abu Talib – To fourteen Ma’sumeen and Abu Talib The Ma’sumeen were Allah’s light – Abu Talib protected light The [...]

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  • Morality of Imam al-Hadi (A.S)

    AHL AL-BAYT THE CELESTIAL BEINGS ON THE EARTH Author: Allama Hussein Ansariyan Translator: Dr. Ali Akbar Aghili Ashtiani P. 229-231 Abu-Hashim Ja`fari has reported: I was afflicted with a bad [...]

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  • Shaking Hands with a Non-Mahram Woman

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